The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Release Date : 26 July 2010
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0080557910
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Download or read book entitled The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease by author: Megan Brickley which was release on 26 July 2010 and published by Elsevier with total page 350 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Bioarchaeology of Metabolic Bone Disease provides a comprehensive and invaluable source of information on this important group of diseases. It is an essential guide for those engaged in either basic recording or in-depth research on human remains from archaeological sites. The range of potential tools for investigating metabolic diseases of bone are far greater than for many other conditions, and building on clinical investigations, this book will consider gross, surface features visible using microscopic examination, histological and radiological features of bone, that can be used to help investigate metabolic bone diseases. Clear photographs and line drawings illustrate gross, histological and radiological features associated with each of the conditions Covers a range of issues pertinent to the study of metabolic bone disease in archaeological skeletal material, including the problems that frequent co-existence of these conditions in individuals living in the past raises, the preservation of human bone and the impact this has on the ability to suggest a diagnosis of a condition Includes a range of conditions that can lead to osteopenia and osteoporosis, including previous investigations of these conditions in archaeological bone

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Author : Debra L. Martin,Ryan P. Harrod,Ventura R. Pérez
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Genre : Social Science
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